Detective Huldar is out of his depth. His first murder case is like nothing he's seen before - a bizarre attack on a seemingly blameless woman.
The only evidence is a list of numbers found at the scene, and the testimony of the victim's eleven-year-old daughter, who isn't talking.
While his team attempt to crack the code, Huldar turns to child psychologist Freyja for her expertise with traumatised young people.
Because time is running out...and the one thing they know for certain is that the murderer will strike again.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 32 mm
"Yrsa remains the queen of Icelandic thriller writers." - Guardian
"Another tour de force from Sigurdardottir that cements her reputation as the queen of Nordic noir." - i Paper
"Iceland's outstanding crime novelist." - Daily Express
"We have always been able to rely on Yrsa Sigurdardottir for a good story well told, and The Legacy is no exception. A strong sense of place, interesting characters and a chilling plot make The Legacy a novel to savour." - Peter Robinson
"Believe all the hype - this is crime at its best." - Heat Magazine
"If you like your crime fiction dark and engaging, look no further. The Legacy is as brutal as it gets. A cracking start to a new series by Yrsa Sigurdardottir." - Mari Hannah, author of the DCI Kate Daniels series
"A tale of elegant twists and turns, which surprised me at least three times in the last fifty pages." - Michael Ridpath, author of the Fire and Ice series
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